Monthly Archives: March 2012

Arise Magazine Fashion Week (AMFW

Humble Beginnings  Contributor: Barbara Onianwah First day at the ARISE Magazine Fashion Week (otherwise called AMFW). I am on my way to the Federal Palace Hotel, the venue for the show, for press accreditation. The place is swarming with foreigners, gorgeous models, … Continue reading

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D’Banj: Oliver Twist Video and Mo’hits confirms breakup


  Mo’Hits’ powerhouse partnership has come to a shocking end. The alliance between CEO of Mo’hits records, Michael Collins, aka Don Jazzy, and Dapo Daniel Oyebanjo, aka D’Banj  birthed a decade long legacy for not only Nigerian music, but for Afropop … Continue reading

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Victory for Senegal: Macky Sall wins presidential election

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  The people of Senegal have spoken, and as of today, 26th of March 2012, Macky Sall is the people’s choice for president. This victory is proof that Senegal, despite all odds, is an exemplary democratic nation, as incumbent President … Continue reading

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Ozwald Boateng: Mr. Eleganza


Ozwald Boateng, a London born Ghanaian world-class tailor, menswear designer, and activist, is evidently the epitome of style and panache. Since the creation of his empire, Ozwald skillfully added a twist to the art of British tailoring with his finesse, … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day: Most Influential West African Women

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Funmi Iyanda: Nigeria Ngozi O. Iweala: Nigeria           Toyin Sakari: Nigeria Alice Nkom: Cameroon           Saran K Jones: Liberia Magatte Wade: Senegal           Ellen Johnson : Liberia Chimamanda … Continue reading

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